On October 12, 2012, Director Ron Deibert will address the policy conference organised by the Non-Commercial Users Constituency (NCUC) of the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN).

Citizen Lab Post-Doctoral Fellow Stefania Milan will also participate in a panel on “Bringing Human Rights into ICANN’s Policy Development Process” [video].

Other speakers include ICANN’s new CEO Fadi Chehade, Alessandro Molon of the Brazilian Government, Fionna Alexander from the U.S. Department of Commerce, members of ICANN’s board of directors, civil society and Internet business leaders.

Taking place at the Fairmont Royal York Hotel in downtown Toronto, Canada, the NCUC’s policy conference will include discussions on the promotion of cyber-security and human rights on the Internet, multi-stakeholderism and the role of governments, and key policy issues surrounding new top-level domains such as freedom of expression and intellectual property rights.

The conference is free to attend, but registration is required.

For more information, see here.